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35 Thursday, October 21, 2021 Students will take a cold reading assessment. Be sure that your chromebooks have been updated. Fri., 10/22, students will practice new vocabulary list and "What's Going on in This Picture?"
34 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Students will review how to prepare for cold reading assessments. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment. Fri., 10/22, students will practice new vocabulary list and "What's Going on in This Picture?"
33 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Students will review new vocabulary list and SSR time will be allotted. On Wed., 10/20, review cold reading strategies. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment.
32 Monday, October 18, 2021 Introduction to The Odyssey. On Tues., 10/19, time allotted for reviewing new vocabulary list and SSR. Wed., 10/20, review cold reading strategies. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment.
31 Friday, October 15, 2021 Students will work on introductions, claims, blending quotes with elaboration, and conclusions for Oedipus essays. Students will work on final revisions for Oedipus essays before submitting final drafts. Introduction to The Odyssey on Mon., 10/18. On Tues., 10/19, review new vocabulary list and SSR time allotted. Wed., 10/20, review cold reading strategies. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment.
30 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Students will work on introductions, claims, blending quotes with elaboration, and conclusions for Oedipus essays. No AoW this week. Students will work on final revisions for Oedipus essays before submitting final drafts on Fri., 10/15. Study new vocabulary list.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 No class meeting today due to PSAT testing. Good luck and do your best as the PSAT is also the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. No AoW this week. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15. Study new vocabulary list.
29 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Students will have the opportunity to have a writing conference with Mrs. O'Janpa this week while continuing to draft Oedipus essays. No AoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study new vocabulary list. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15. Oedipus expository planner
28 Monday, October 11, 2021 Retake assessment for Oedipus and begin essay. No AoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study new vocabulary list. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15. Oedipus expository planner
27 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Complete introduction to expository/analytical writing. Begin brainstorming for Oedipus essay. No AoW next week. Study new vocabulary list. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15.
26 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 With partners, students will take grammar assessment: comma rules 1-3. Allot SSR time. Thurs., 10/7, intro to new vocabulary, analytical/expository writing pertaining to Oedipus.
25 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Students will take Oedipus. Review for grammar: comma rules 1-3. Allot SSR time. Wed., 10/6, comma rules assessment and SSR time allotted. Thurs., 10/7, intro to new vocabulary and writing plans pertaining to Oedipus.
24 Monday, October 4, 2021 Wrap-up for Oedipus. Review grammar: comma rules 1-3. Tues., 10/5, Oedipus assessment. Wed., 10/6, comma rules assessment and SSR time allotted. Thurs., 10/7, intro to new vocabulary and writing plans pertaining to Oedipus. Oedipus Wrap-up
23 Friday, October 1, 2021 Complete reading Oedipus. Next week, writing plans pertaining to Oedipus and comma assessment.
22 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Students will continue reading Oedipus. SSR time allotted. Complete reading Oedipus on Fri., 10/1. Review comma rules and partake in further exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
21 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Students will complete comma rules and work with partners on comma slides. Continue reading Oedipus to p. 196. SSR time allotted. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Review comma rules and partake in exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
20 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Students will review comma rules and work with partners on comma slides. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Review comma rules and partake in exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
19 Monday, September 27, 2021 Students will have another opportunity to take Vocabulary #1 assessment. Then, continue reading Oedipus. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Review comma rules and partake in exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
18 Friday, September 24, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #1 assessment. SSR time will be allotted. Continue reading Oedipus next week.
17 Thursday, September 23, 2021 Students will review structure, tone, and vocabulary words. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
16 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Students will follow-up with discussion of the Oedipus Priest Annotation document. We will review structure and continue reading Oedipus in class. Thursday, we will continue reading Oedipus in class. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
15 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss the Oedipus Priest Annotation document. SSR time will be allotted. Wednesday and Thursday, we will continue reading Oedipus in class. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday. Oedipus Priest Annotation
14 Monday, September 20, 2021 Students will begin reading Oedipus in class. On Tues., 9/21, students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss the Oedipus Priest Annotation document. Continue reading Oedipus in class this week. Vocabulary quiz #1 on Fri., 9/24. Oedipus Priest Annotation
13 Friday, September 17, 2021 Students will take part in pre-reading activities for Oedipus. Begin reading Oedipus in class next week. Vocabulary quiz #1 on Fri., 9/24.
12 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 SSR time will be allotted for students. Write for three minute after receiving prompt for Journal Entry #2. Then, we will discuss Confucius' Analects. On Fri., 9/17, introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendships" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Excerpts from Analects Gaming Analysis & Response
11 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 SSR time will be allotted for students. Then, we will read and discuss Confucius' Analects. Read excerpts from Confucius' Analects and introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendships" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Excerpts from Analects Gaming Analysis & Response
10 Monday, September 13, 2021 Students will review vocabulary words and we will have a class introduction to Analects. Bring SSR choice on Tues., 9/14. Read excerpts from Confucius' Analects and introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendship" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Excerpts from Analects Gaming Analysis & Response
9 Friday, September 10, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on the analysis and reflection for the "Birds" AoW and also review vocabulary. Be ready on Mon., 9/13 to review vocabulary words from Quizlet. Bring SSR choice on Tues., 9/14. Read excerpts from Confucius' Analects and introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendship" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. AoW Gaming Friendships Gaming Analysis & Response
8 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on the analysis and reflection for the "Birds" AoW and also review vocabulary. Turn in Part 1 AoW "Birds" summary and Part 2 analysis, and response paragraphs on Fri., 9/1. Bring your independent book selections to class every day. . Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet. AoW Birds Analysis & Response
7 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on the analysis and reflection for the "Birds" AoW and also review vocabulary. Bring your independent book selections to class every day. We will continue working on the analysis and reflection sections for the AoW. Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet. AoW Birds Analysis & Response
6 Thursday, September 2, 2021 We will review a sample model summary for AoW work. Also, we will further discuss vocabulary and independent reading. Next Wed., 9/8 through Fri., 9/10, bring your independent book selections to class every day. We will continue working on the analysis and reflection sections for the AoW. Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet.
5 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Students will review how our AoW guidelines will be an essential portion of their overall writing and reading grade for our class. If time permits, we will further discuss vocabulary; and independent reading. For Thurs., 9/2, students need to follow the email etiquette and send their book choice via email properly to Mrs. O'Janpa and Mrs. Cusman (7th period).
4 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Students will review how to write and send an appropriate email. Then, we will practice using inference by looking at various samples from "What's Going on in this Picture?" We will continue reviewing AoW guidelines, and discuss vocabulary, and independent reading. Email writing
3 Monday, August 30, 2021 Students will review how to annotate and write about Articles of the Week. Then, we will further discuss independent books and how to make a selection. We will continue reviewing AoW guidelines, discuss vocabulary, and independent reading.
2 Friday, August 27, 2021 Students will practice how to compose a six word memoir. Then, we will discuss independent books and how to make a selection. Complete "Six word memoir" in Google Classroom for Mon., 8/30. We will review AoW guidelines, vocabulary, and independent reading next week. Six word memoir
1 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Students will receive their supplemental books and assigned seats. Be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Complete "Future Self" draft in Google Classroom for Fri., 8/27. Sophomore Future Self
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 We will begin with icebreakers. Students need to be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Be sure to bring paper and a pen or pencil for the first day of class. Complete "Future Self" draft for Fri., 8/27. Sophomore Future Self